From: Jack Malone [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 4:18 AM
To: suse-amd64(a)suse.com; suse-ia64(a)suse.com
Subject: Re: [suse-amd64] Sata Raid Controller for 64 bit?
At 04:06 AM 10/17/2005, Andy wrote:
>Hi to all,
>We have a Fujitsu Siemens Econel 200 Server. 2x Intel Xeon 2.8, 2x
>SATA HDD. Suse 9.1 64 Prof is installed.
>At the moment we are using a software raid, but we want to buy 2
>more HDD's and implement a 0+1 or 1+0 RAID.
>I looked over and over about raid controllers, have found from 120
>EURO's to 1000 EURO's but there seems to be a little problematic
>the Suse 64 driver.
>A very convenient driver would be the
>Promise FastTrack S150 TX4 or
>but I still don't know if the drivers are quite functional.
>The tx4 seems faster as the sx4 but has no 64 driver.
>We had in the past some problems with hardware raid controller on suse.
>Does anyone uses some good raid controllers and could give me some
>I have been using 3ware sata raid on two different machines here at
>work with amd 64 cpu's in them with no problem. suse has the 3ware
>driver built in for years now. been using 3ware raid cards for years
>also with no problems. now I am not sure what they cost in
>EURO's since im in the US.
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We also use the 3ware RAID controllers for SATA. And have had no
problems with them.